By Toby Hill
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. (BRAIN) — Product introductions continue in earnest this week heading into the start of Eurobike on Sunday, July 8. Some highlights to hit our inboxes at BRAIN HQ:
The new Vanquish 4 and Vanquish 8 aero disc brake road wheels feature an internal rim width of 21 millimeters and an outer width of 30 millimeters, filling out Hed’s Vanquish line along with the previously released Vanquish 6. Hed Cycling says all three Vanquish wheels feature unprecedented aerodynamic performance, with virtually no difference between 23-, 25- and 28-millimeter tires.
The Vanquish 4 and 8 rims are made in-house at Hed’s Minnesota factory, and the wheels are also hand finished and assembled there with Hed’s 545 Disc hubs — compatible with all major drivetrains and axle options.
“We are very proud of the Vanquish series and know that customers will love the new V4 and V8. They’re really changing what’s possible with aerodynamic performance and new tire sizes, and we can’t wait to see athletes around the world try them out,” said Hed Cycling CEO Anne Hed.
Vanquish wheelsets start at $2,500. V4 wheels are available now in limited quantities, and V8 wheelsets will be …read more